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6:30 PM ET, November 30, 2016

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Tim Hains / RealClearPolitics:
Newt Gingrich Mocks Mitt Romney For “Sucking Up” To Donald Trump  —  Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich joined radio host Laura Ingraham to discuss the Trump transition and his hopes for the Trump administration.  —  NEWT GINGRICH: There's a scene in ‘Pretty Women’ where Richard Gere goes …
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Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Why is Mitt Romney doing this?  —  Mitt Romney has huddled twice with President-elect Donald Trump in the past two weeks.  And both times, it looked super awkward.  —  Here's meeting 1, when Romney traveled to the Trump National golf club in New Jersey to talk about the prospect of serving as Trump's secretary of state:
Discussion: Rare
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Huckabee: Romney ate ‘big slice of crow’ at Trump dinner
Discussion: RedState
Jennifer Jacobs / Bloomberg:
Trump Said to Continue Auditions for Secretary of State
Discussion: Politico, ABC News, Business Insider and AOL
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Nancy Pelosi chosen again as House Democratic leader — but tally suggests deep division  —  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) on Wednesday won the race to lead the Democratic caucus for an eighth term, prevailing in a contest that became a vote of confidence in her continued stewardship …
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Lisa Boothe / Washington Examiner:   The Democratic Party enters the wilderness
Emmarie Huetteman / New York Times:
Nancy Pelosi Beats Back House Democratic Leadership Challenge
Alan Murray / Fortune:
How Donald Trump Sealed the Deal to Keep Carrier Jobs in the U.S.  —  Even before becoming Commander-in-Chief, Donald Trump has become negotiator-in-chief, as illustrated by the deal he struck with air conditioning manufacturer Carrier.  —  A source close to the company said President-elect …
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Jann S. Wenner / Rolling Stone:
The Day After: Obama on His Legacy, Trump's Win and the Path Forward  —  In an interview conducted the day after the election, the commander in chief reflected on the stunning results and how he'll spend his time post-White House.  Pete Souza/The White House
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Jake Swearingen / New York Magazine:
Starting January 20, Donald Trump Can Send Unblockable Mass Text Messages to the Entire Nation  —  You've probably, at some point, gotten a text alert on your phone about some nasty weather, an Amber Alert about a missing child, or even a (very poorly worded) alert about police looking for a criminal.
Discussion: alan.com, Mashable and AOL
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Joan E. Solsman / CNET:
Trump will get power to text all Americans
Discussion: Raw Story
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Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
Romney and Giuliani make the final 4 cut for Trump's secretary of state finalists
Discussion: ABC News and Political Wire
Shushannah Walshe / ABC News:
Sarah Palin Under Consideration for VA Secretary  —  Sarah Palin is under consideration for secretary of veterans affairs, a close Palin aide and a top Donald Trump transition official tell ABC News.  —  The Palin aide tells ABC News that in “recent days,” Palin told Trump transition officials …
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Gordon Corera / BBC:
CIA chief warns Trump: Scrapping Iran deal ‘height of folly’  —  The director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be “disastrous” and “the height of folly”.  —  In a BBC interview, John Brennan also advised the new president to be wary …
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Reuters:
Just one Trump transition aide for U.S. spy agencies: officials
Discussion: Political Wire
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Trump had a different take on flag burning when he visited David Letterman last year  —  President-elect Donald Trump, who on Tuesday suggested jailing or stripping the citizenship of those who burn the American flag, offered a different view less than six months before joining the presidential race.
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New York Times:
Mr. Trump, Meet the Constitution
Lloyd Sowers / FOX13news:
Veteran's home vandalized, torched  —  PLANT CITY (FOX 13) - There are lots of questions surrounding a fire that gutted a home on Johnson Street in Plant City overnight.  —  Along with heavy damage, anti-Trump graffiti was sprayed on the house, inside and out.
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Michael Paluska / WFTS:
Veteran's home set on fire, vandalized, investigators find anti-Trump graffiti racial slurs on walls
Discussion: Raw Story and WCMH-TV
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
Chaffetz on Clinton probe: 'We can't just simply let this go'  —  House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz  —  's actions as secretary of State have raised too many red flags for Congress to stop investigating her just because she lost the presidential election.
Discussion: alan.com and TheBlaze
Knoxville News-Sentinel:
Next Slide  —  “We were like this is unreal, this is unbelievable,” McCord said.  “When we had both fully read it, we looked at each other — and I will never forget this moment — we both burst into tears.  I was ghost white, and we just prayed.  There was nothing else to do.
pid.gov.pk:
PR No. 298 PM TELEPHONES PRESIDENT-ELECT USA Islamabad: November 30, 2016  —  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called President-elect USA Donald Trump and felicitated him on his victory.  President Trump said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif you have a very good reputation.  You are a terrific guy.
Kathleen Gray / Detroit Free Press:
Presidential recount request expected later today  —  The campaign of Green Party candidate Jill Stein is expected to file a request for a recount of nearly 4.8 million ballots cast for president in Michigan sometime after noon today.  —  Mark Brewer, the Michigan-based attorney representing Stein …
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Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Graham preparing ‘Dreamers’ bill  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is readying legislation that would extend legal protections for previously undocumented immigrants who came here as children — benefits granted under a 2012 directive from President Barack Obama that are at risk with the incoming Trump administration.
Discussion: Mediaite, alan.com and The Daily Caller
Jake Sherman / Politico:
Trump considering Goldman Sachs president for top post  —  President-elect Donald Trump is considering Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn for a senior administration job, possibly as director of the Office of Management and Budget, several sources close to the situation said on Wednesday.
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Anti-Trump forces launch attack on Electoral College  —  Anti-Trump forces are preparing an unprecedented assault on the Electoral College, marked by a wave of lawsuits and an intensive lobbying effort aimed at persuading 37 Republican electors to vote for a candidate other than Donald Trump.
The Charlotte Observer:
Charlotte police officer will not face charges in shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott  —  No charges will be brought against Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Brentley Vinson in the September shooting death of a man in University City, District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday.
Kevin Stankiewicz / Washington Post:
I interviewed the Ohio State attacker on the first day of school.  It felt important.  Now it's chilling.  —  Abdul Razak Ali Artan was sitting alone at a red table outside Mendenhall Lab when I met him.  It was a little before 6 p.m. on Aug. 23, the first day of classes for the semester at Ohio State …
Discussion: TheBlaze and Mediaite
 
 
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Don't use Melania Trump's face on a cake, Slovenians warned
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Sarah Ferris / The Hill:
GOP leaders aim to pass ObamaCare repeal by inauguration
Discussion: Political Wire
Aram Roston / BuzzFeed:
Trump's Post-Election Tax Subsidy
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Canadian cops to punish drunk drivers with Nickelback tunes
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Ali Breland / The Hill:
Tech groups reach out to Trump
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McAuliffe upbeat about working with Trump, says Clinton is done with politics
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